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Detroit Pistons hire John Beilein in player development role

Jun. 02, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons hired John Beilein as a senior adviser for player development Wednesday, saying the hope is that the former NBA and Michigan coach can help the young team "maximize its potential.” Owner Tom Gores credited coach Dwane Casey for the...

Pistons finish near the bottom but have reasons for optimism

May. 17, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Troy Weaver's first season as Detroit's general manager ended with the Pistons holding the second-worst record in the league. Finally, though, it felt like the future looks a little brighter for this franchise. “Obviously, the...

Heat rout Pistons 120-107 with several key players out

May. 16, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nemanja Bjelica scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Miami Heat routed the Detroit Pistons 120-107 on Sunday night despite holding out several key players in a relatively meaningless game. Precious Achiuwa scored a career-high 23 points...

Howard, Jokic lead Nuggets past Pistons 104-91

May. 14, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Markus Howard scored a career-high 20 points, Nikola Jokic had a triple-double and the Denver Nuggets moved closer to a higher playoff seed with a 104-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Jokic had 20 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists for...

Pistons extending Casey through 2023-24 season

May. 12, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have agreed to a contract extension with coach Dwane Casey through the 2023-24 season. The team confirmed the agreement Wednesday. “Dwane’s ability to adapt and lead us through a challenging but very exciting...

Towns, Edwards lead Timberwolves past undermanned Pistons

May. 11, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 28 points and Anthony Edwards added 22 as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the undermanned Detroit Pistons 119-100 on Tuesday night in a game with significant lottery implications. “I thought we did a professional job out there...

Vucevic's double-double, LaVine's 30 lead Bulls over Pistons

May. 09, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nikola Vucevic had 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls kept their play-in chances alive with an 108-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Zach LaVine scored 30 points as the Bulls (29-39) moved within 2 1/2 games of the Indiana...

Embiid scores 29, 76ers beat Pistons for 8th straight win

May. 08, 2021 22:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 29 points, Tyrese Maxey added 22 and the Philadelphia 76ers won their eighth straight game, 118-104 over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. Embiid again put up the kind of numbers that have him in the thick of MVP consideration...

Pistons snap skid with 111-97 win over Grizzlies

May. 07, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Wayne Ellington and Cory Joseph scored 18 points apiece to help the Detroit Pistons snap a four-game losing streak with a 111-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night. The Grizzlies dropped a half-game behind Golden State for eighth place...

Hornets hold on for crucial 102-99 win over Pistons

May. 04, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 23 points, including two free throws with 5.8 seconds left, and the Charlotte Hornets took another step toward the postseason with a 102-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Detroit trailed by two when rookie Killian...